Blog | March 17, 2016

This article by Joel French, Executive Director for Public Interest Alberta, was originally posted on Ricochet

The Alberta government’s recent Speech from the Throne began with a focus on women. Delivering the speech on International Women’s Day, the government said it would “recommit to carrying on this work” for gender equality, while also noting that a new mother now heads the Ministry for the Status of Women. But noticeably absent in the speech was any mention of the government’s promise to increase child care funding. Read the full article on Ricochet's website.